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  • Benefits Of Acupuncture
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    Acupuncture An estimated two thousand years ago, the Jin dynasty introduced a new medical practice to their culture. The practice, known as acupuncture, treats many common ailments using needles on certain areas of the body in order to enhance the flow of energy or "qi". Since its birth, millions of people over centuries have relied on the benefits of acupuncture, which include everything from relieving stress to promoting good health. Although there has been much scientific dispute over the ben...
  • Practitioners Of Modern Western Acupuncture
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    Today, Mrs. Williams will be experiencing a new treatment for her chronic back pain. Chiropractic medicine had failed her before, and her daily prescription drugs were worth neither the money nor the side effects they caused. When the doctor came into the room with a tray of thin, long needles, Mrs. Williams knew that her hematophobia would cause her no discomfort; these needles were not for drawing blood. Her back pain will be relieved through acupuncture, the 5000-year-old Chinese practice of ...
  • Stimulation Of Acupuncture Needles
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    Acupuncture A Chinese medical technique; acupuncture is a medicine originating in the orient over four-thousand years ago. Used primarily for pain relief, but also in curing disease and general health improvement. Oriental Medicine views (illness and pain) as an imbalance of one's energy. With Acupuncture the energetic balance can be restored, thus helping the body to rid itself of disease. Often illnesses can be diagnosed and treated at an early stage. Acupuncture consists of inserting hair thi...
  • Pain In Acupuncture
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    Acupuncture Acupuncture is a Chinese medical practice that treats illness and provides local anesthesia by the insertion of needles at predetermined sites of the body. Acupuncture may also follow many other forms. The word acupuncture comes from the Latin word ac us, meaning needle, and pung ere, meaning puncture. The Chinese call acupuncture Chen Chiu. On doing my research over acupuncture I used many different sources. I got most of my information from the Internet. I discovered a large acupun...
  • Acupuncture Needles
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    What is Acupuncture Acupuncture is one component of a health system called Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM. TCM is a complete system for the treatment of health disorders. It is not limited to any particular disorder, and can be used to treat almost anything, supposedly. Acupuncture is recognized world-wide for its ability to effectively treat a wide variety of disorders naturally, without the use of harmful drugs or surgery, and with virtually no side effects. Acupuncture stimulates the bo...
  • Acupuncture Treatment
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    Acupuncture Chinese Tradition I hate needles. Dont get me wrong, I want to be a doctor, and I have no problem sticking other people with needles, but as soon as I become the patient, theres a problem. Im scared of things piercing my skin and my body. But when I decided to do my project on acupuncture, I told myself that in order to get the whole experience, I must face my fear and do it. So one Monday afternoon I went with my project partner Fritzie to the acupuncture clinic and had my first exp...
  • Placement Of Needles At Acupuncture Points
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    Acupuncture is considered to be a new alternative medicine in western society, and has recently become very popular in the United States ("All About Acupuncture"). Acupuncture is the insertion of hair-fine needles into the body's surface, which is supposed to cause psychological effects on the body to cure the patient of an illness. These illnesses may be emotional mental or physical (Singer). But some doctors question the validity of this practice, and believe that acupuncture may be unsafe (Ba...

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